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Taunton House

3.0 of 5 Guest house   |   4 Taunton Road, Swanage BH19 2BY, England
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Ranked #42 of 55 Swanage B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Shanklinite Shanklin, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Shanklin, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful Victorian property (1862 built ) with wonderful original features. Lovely change from using chain hotels. Delicious breakfast especially the smoked bacon. Annie was happy to advise us on where to eat and enjoyed a delicious steak for two with a bottle of wine at the Red Lion on a Friday night but you need to book in advance,we went... More

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Crowthorne, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Also stayed in August this year. Place was a little strange. Landlady strangely distant. A leak in the ceiling in the lounge with a pot to catch the drips and the cleanliness not 100 percent. Breakfast was cold on the second morning and the glasses were dirty. Would not re-visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just returned from a week's stay with the amazing Annie - the owner and chief of Taunton house. We were made to feel like a member of Annie's family, nothing was too much trouble - she even cooked breakfast in bed for my daughter (even I don't do that!) Taunton house is less than one minutes stroll to the swanage... More

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2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I've just had thoroughly enjoyable stay at Taunton House. Annie is most welcoming, very knowledgable about the area and a terrific hostess. My room was spotless and the bed very comfortable. And the breakfasts! Try the full English Breakfast, Absolutely delicious and the smoked bacon is to die for! The location is excellent and restaurants, banks and the station etc... More

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Harleston, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Just returned from a three night stay at Taunton House. Annie welcomed us like friends rather than guests , Immediately making us feel at home , no issues that as Scuba Divers we maybe up early for boat times etc. Nothing was too much trouble for Annie. Loved the fresh coffee and veggie alternatives to a " Dorset Fry up... More

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Beccles, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

annie was lovly and made me and my partner feel very welcome.lovly clean room which got cleaned every day . breakfast realy good try her bacon.very close to everything swanage we stayed 20th august for three nights would go back for sure dont listern to the bad reviews give annie a chance your love it

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Northants , England
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

easy to find with great central location. house is old Victorian so has loads of character. rooms nice and clean with all amenities.Breakfast really good. owner very helpful made the stay nice. we stayed for 3 nights in August and will be back.

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Caterham, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

On arrival we had real trouble raising the landlady, she eventually appeared at the front door and told us where to park (On a gravel area around the back). It was around 5pm but she told us our room wouldn't be ready for 10 minutes so we went off for a beer. On returning an hour or so later it... More

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Vancouver, Canada
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We arrived at this B&B after a very long day of travelling (9 hour flight followed by several hours driving) and after a bit of difficulty finding it we had no problems with parking and entry. Our room had beds for 3, as requested/expected, and in-room facilities for tea and coffee were appreciated. Location near beach was lovely. However, I... More

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Stourbridge, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 via mobile

After booking this b&b on late rooms.com we travelled for 4 hours just to arrive to an empty house. Tried every phone number on the door and even rang late rooms to see if they could get in touch with the owner. After an hour we gave up and had to find alternative accommodation. Extremely disappointed. DO NOT GO HERE.... More

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Address: 4 Taunton Road, Swanage BH19 2BY, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Isle of Purbeck > Swanage
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Taunton House 3*
Number of rooms: 7
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Taunton House Swanage, Dorset

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